Re: Name vs GenericName (again)
- From: Vincent Untz <vuntz gnome org>
- To: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Name vs GenericName (again)
- Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 15:15:48 +0200
Le vendredi 25 juillet 2008, à 15:58 +0300, Karl Lattimer a écrit :
> On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 14:52 +0200, Vincent Untz wrote:
> > Hi,
> > In GNOME, we generally only use Name. Which mean gedit appears as "Text
> > Editor" and Totem as "Movie Player". Makes a lot of sense to me.
> > However, if you install another text editor or movie player, we end up
> > with something like "Text Editor" and "GVIM" in the menus, or "Movie
> > Player" and "VLC Movie Player", etc.
> > It doesn't really help that much. I'd like to propose the following:
> > + define at the fd.o level some standard GenericName values (Text
> > Editor, Movie Player, Calculator, etc.)
> > + start using those GenericName values in .desktop files in GNOME
> I provided this patch an ice age ago to let us edit the generic name tag
> easily by modifying the place in the gnome panel where the .desktop file
> editing occurs.
> If we apply this patch then at least we'll have a feature exposed in the
> UI. Then its not exactly a difficult matter of editing the files.
> Can we include this patch in 2.24 then worry about the rest for 2.26?
We don't use GenericName anywhere so making it editable wouldn't help us
Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.
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